[New-bugs-announce] [issue6004] ZipFile.writestr "compression_type" argument
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Tue May 12 11:36:50 CEST 2009
New submission from Ronald Oussoren <ronaldoussoren at mac.com>:
Class zipfile.ZipFile has two methods for adding data to a zipfile:
'write' and 'writestr'.
The former has a "compression_type" argument that can be used to specify
the compression to be used. That latter doesn't have that argument.
Could a "compression_type" argument be added to "writestr" as well? I
regularly create zipfiles from scratch using the writestr method to add
content and currently have to modify the 'compression' attribute of the
zipfile object to control compression and that leads to ugly code.
The other alternative is to use a ZipInfo object as the archive-name of
the newly added file, but that leads to even uglier code.
stage: needs patch
title: ZipFile.writestr "compression_type" argument
type: feature request
versions: Python 2.7, Python 3.1, Python 3.2
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